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Introduction to Counseling and Guidance

Introduction to Counseling and Guidance
Author: Robert L. Gibson - Marianne Mitchell
ISBN 13: 9780131738218
ISBN 10: 131738216
Edition: 7th
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2007-06-21
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 544
List Price: $158.60

The seventh edition of Gibson & Mitchell's Introduction to Counseling and Guidance retains its logical progression of topics, while introducing the latest technologies, concepts, and applications in the counselor's repertoire. As they have in previous editions, the authors present practical examples and discussions of all of the major facets of counseling in a wide variety of counselors' work settings. The authors include a thorough treatment of techniques of assessment, including an overview of standardized testing and discussion of subjective approaches to appraisal—observation, self-reporting, and others. And they give the vital topics of program evelopment/management and legal/ethical issues their due, by giving them their own chapters. For professionals in the field of counseling.


New edition of an undergraduate counseling text. Describes the historical perspectives and current activities of counselors, the role and function of counselors in several settings, the major techniques utilized by counselors, multi-cultural considerations in counseling, the organization of counseling programs, and relevant legal and ethical guidelines. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.